M.S. in Business Analytics

School of Business & Leadership

The online Master of Science in Business Analytics degree provides comprehensive training in data mining and analysis, so you are equipped to improve your organization's effectiveness while protecting data integrity and privacy. Through our business analytics degree, taught from a biblical worldview, you will become proficient in business processes, high-level mathematics, computer science and statistics, predictive analytics, data mining, optimization, risk analysis and data visualization.

  • Learn to present data and make predictions using top industry tools and foundational analytic concepts.
  • Analyze best practices for corporate data storage and handling.
  • Experience hands-on use of modern analytical software, algorithms and methodologies.

Career Opportunities:

  • Database Analyst
  • SAS Programmer
  • Business Analytics Expert
  • Statistician
  • Security Analyst
  • Fraud/Risk Manager
  • Predictive Analytics Specialist
  • Data Scientist

Delivery Format: Online

Total Credit Hours Required: 30

Approved Degree Plan: Click to download PDF

The admissions committee will consider the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Vision clarity and alignment with program outcomes
  • Writing quality
  • Leadership experience

Application Deadlines:
Our master's degree programs offer two 8-week sessions each semester, which provides students the flexibility to begin during either session within the term.
Fall:

  • Session A: July 15
  • Session B: September 15

Spring:

  • Session C: December 1
  • Session D: February 1

Summer:

  • Session E: April 1
  • Session F: May 15

Note: If you are planning to enter during the second session of a term, you will need to take two courses within that session to be eligible for financial aid.

Prerequisites:

Master's applicants must:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution or an equivalent degree from a foreign institution, as evaluated by a credential evaluating agency.
  • Submit all application materials such that they are received by the application deadline. Admission interviews are by invitation only and may be requested.

Application Process:

1. Complete Your Online Application

Note: If you are unable to complete our application due to a disability, please contact our Admissions Office for assistance.

2. Pay Your $50 Application Fee

Option 1: Pay via the online application process or by check or money order mailed to Regent University, Enrollment Support Services, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach, VA 23464.

Option 2: Attend a School of Business & Leadership on-campus or online information session to streamline your application process, discover financial aid resources and waive your $50 application fee.

3. Submit your Unofficial College Transcripts*

Unofficial transcripts from a U.S.-based school, indicating successful completion of a bachelor's degree program, can be used for an admissions decision.  Submit your unofficial transcript to apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Master's Application Pieces.

Non-U.S. transcripts must be evaluated by an NACES-approved company. See the International Admissions Checklist for details.

*Upon conditional acceptance to the program by review of unofficial transcripts, Regent University will attempt to obtain your official transcripts from your U.S. degree-granting institution, which indicate successful completion of a bachelor's degree. We will notify you if your previous institution will not release transcripts directly to us.

4. Submit Your Professional Resume
Your professional resume or curriculum vitae should include:

  • Employment history with details of responsibilities, skill sets and results
  • School, community and church leadership positions
  • Service activities in which you have been involved
  • Academic and non-academic honors and distinctions you have received

Email your resume directly to the Admissions Office at apply@regent.edu using the subject line: SBL Master's Application Pieces.

5. Complete an Admissions Survey Regarding Your Professional Goals and Interests

6. International Applicants

 

Visit the International Student Admissions page for additional admission requirements and to determine if you qualify as an international student.

 


Note: All items submitted as part of the application process become the property of Regent University and cannot be returned.

M.S. in Business Analytics - $650 per credit hour*

Student Fees

Cost Per Semester

Enrollment Deposit

$100

RU Library Course Fee

$50 (one-time fee)

Technology Fee                 

$300

Estimated Additional Expenses

 

Books

$200 (avg. for 3 credit hours)

$350 (avg. for 6 credit hours)

Computer-related Expenses

Variable

*Rates are subject to change at any time. The per-credit-hour tuition rate is for SBL master’s-level courses only. Concentration courses taken from other Regent schools are charged at that school's tuition rate.

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